LIT Students design special programme to help people over 60 get involved in virtual exercise classes

Final Year Students of LIT’s Applied Strength and Conditioning BA Honours Course, along with lecturer Dr Eoin Everard, have developed a special programme to help senior members of the community get involved in virtual exercise classes. The specially developed six-week course will not only include two exercise classes per week, but one-on-one assistance from the […]

Irish Water completes upgrade work to safeguard water supplies for Dualla and surrounding areas

Irish Water, in partnership with Tipperary County Council, has completed upgrade works at the Dualla Water Supply and has begun to reintroduce water from this source to the local network. This will ensure a more reliable and secure supply for the Dualla area and environs. It will also safeguard water supplies for customers in Boscobell, […]

New Child Rights Strategy must tackle cyberbullying – Sean Kelly MEP

The EU’s forthcoming Child Rights Strategy, due to be published in March, must include a clear focus on digital safety, literacy and empowerment for youth in order to combat cyberbullying which can have very tragic consequences, Seán Kelly MEP has said on Safer Internet Day (9 February).   The Ireland South MEP has continuously advocated […]

Irish Water and Green-Schools supporting students during lockdown with suite of Stay Home Resources

Green-Schools, in partnership with Irish Water, are supporting students and their families during lockdown with a series of Stay Home resources aimed at helping them learn more about water, one of our most fascinating and precious resources. With students and their parents adapting to the challenges of home schooling, these online resources are designed to […]

Irish Travel Agents Association presents to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) presented to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications Networks earlier today to discuss a range of issues faced by the travel industry as a result of COVID-19 and related restrictions. Pat Dawson, CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association and Paul Hackett, ITAA Board member and CEO […]

Irish Water appeal to homes and businesses to take steps to prepare for freezing weather and to conserve water

Irish Water and Local Authorities are asking homes and businesses to check for leaks and to conserve water where possible whilst adhering to public health advice on hand washing and hygiene regarding Covid-19. We are asking people to do this to protect the water supply in advance of expected freezing temperatures and snow expected in […]

Ireland shuts the door on new gas and oil

Campaigners welcome the Government’s proposal for a national ban on all future oil and gas exploration and extraction in Ireland.   Ireland will now become the second country in Europe and only the fourth in the world to introduce a definitive national ban through legislation on all fossil fuel exploration [1] In 2017 Ireland took the first […]

MEP Kelly: Prioritise food checks review under EU-UK Trade deal

Fine Gael’s Leader in the European Parliament, Seán Kelly MEP, is calling for a review of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) checks on food to be prioritised under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.   “Although the realities, and indeed consequences, of Brexit are causing many difficulties for businesses, agriculture and even households it is important to recognize […]

14 Tipperary Athletes receive Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship

A total of 14 Tipperary athletes were among the 78 students that received the Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship this academic year. In a year when sporting events have been seriously impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sport and Recreation Office at LIT remains committed to supporting young athletic talent and the general health […]

Fáilte Ireland announces details of new €55million business continuity scheme for the tourism sector and priorities for 2021

Fáilte Ireland has today (1st February) announced details of its new €55million Tourism Business Continuity Scheme. The announcement was made at a special virtual industry event watched by thousands of operators, providers and employers from across the tourism sector. The allocation was secured by Minister Catherine Martin TD in Budget 2021 and Fáilte Ireland is […]

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